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The Last Man (Oxford World's Classics)

The Last Man (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Mary Shelley
ISBN 13: 9780199552351
ISBN 10: 199552355
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 512
List Price: $13.95

This apocalyptic tale by the author of Frankenstein envisions a future world devastated by plague. Misunderstood by contemporary readers, Mary Shelley's 1826 precursor to the science fiction novel has reemerged to critical acclaim.

Publishers Weekly

Set in an apocalyptic future ending in the year 2100, Shelley's 1826 novel concerns a plague that destroys almost all of humankind. (June)